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Forum: The Garage 08-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,221
Posted By BluByU
I have had good luck using a heat gun (but guess...

I have had good luck using a heat gun (but guess a hair dryer would work just as well) to get the sticker loose and a plastic scraper or bit of wood.
The best stuff I have found to remove the glue...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-15-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By BluByU
Do not use anti seize, as most anti seize uses...

Do not use anti seize, as most anti seize uses oil to keep it in a semi-liquid state. The oil will cause he rubber seals to swell.
For me I have found CRC 5351 Brake Caliper Synthetic Grease to...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-02-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By BluByU
Had one back in the day, worked well on the 2...

Had one back in the day, worked well on the 2 stroke kawasaki (S3)
Should work well for idle, but would take a while to set at higher speeds. Could just as easily use some clear tube and ATF and...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-27-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,631
Posted By BluByU
Go with the 1150 I had an 1100GS, loved it...

Go with the 1150

I had an 1100GS, loved it but wanted a 6 speed and longer suspension travel. I found and bought an 04 1150GSA and love it. I have put over 15k per year (four years running) on it...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,370
Posted By BluByU
I am simply amazed that BMW will still be making...

I am simply amazed that BMW will still be making the R1200GSW in 900 years let alone it will still be a gas motor :lol3


Sorry had to do it
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,077
Posted By BluByU
if you are asking "what can I do to overcome a...

if you are asking "what can I do to overcome a lean issue"

folks say The AF-XIED controller module does help that issue
Forum: GS Boxers 06-20-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,177
Posted By BluByU
At the very least you should get the time the...

At the very least you should get the time the bike has been in the dealer for warranty repairs added to the warranty time. Considering the time that would at least add a few months to the warranty....
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 123,077
Posted By BluByU
Can't help on any "vendor" option . But I do...

Can't help on any "vendor" option
. But I do believe that you would like to increase the fuel (richer) not decrease the fuel (Leaner)

But I could be wrong:photog
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,416
Posted By BluByU
Never had wet feet on the bikes since getting the...

Never had wet feet on the bikes since getting the Daytona's

They feel great as well

Edited to add, about 5 years and going , no issues

Thats close to 100,000 miles
Forum: GS Boxers 06-19-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,202
Posted By BluByU
Before you go tooooo far spend about a minute and...

Before you go tooooo far spend about a minute and take a look at the throttle cables (especially the right one)

Someone here has a picture of the cable not seated in the adjuster (cable end...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,421
Posted By BluByU
Drain your right angle gearbox then add 180Ml...

Drain your right angle gearbox then add 180Ml gear oil :deal

OK now what is the best oil to be used????? :evil
Forum: GS Boxers 05-24-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 893
Posted By BluByU
Nothing to add about the bearings here. I...

Nothing to add about the bearings here.

I watched the video and had to comment, Those have got to be the most boring mind numbing jobs I have ever seen. The idea of standing there doing the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,243
Posted By BluByU
Wash???? I am not familiar with this concept,...

Wash????
I am not familiar with this concept, Please explain???
I do on occasion clean he headlamp and rearview mirrors, the rain does most of the rest
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,516
Posted By BluByU
Looks darn good, Just ordered one

Looks darn good,
Just ordered one
Forum: GS Boxers 05-05-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,838
Posted By BluByU
OH that might cause the final drive to explode...

OH that might cause the final drive to explode :eek1


I am thinking of running a car tire and changing the oil to Dino (the synth Peanut oil just seems too thick) are the two compatible or will...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-07-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 937
Posted By BluByU
48k 2008 GSA

48k 2008 GSA
Forum: GS Boxers 03-23-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 305
Posted By BluByU
Short answer NO, If you have the right cyl at...

Short answer NO,
If you have the right cyl at TDC so is the left (just 180' out)

Zip tie the chain to the left cam sprocket and continue disassembly. No need to rotate the engine anymore.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 45,672
Posted By BluByU
Very good point, low supply voltage. Yes adding a...

Very good point, low supply voltage. Yes adding a relay to power the coils might do the trick, unless like me there was one bad coil.

I will connect a volt meter to the primary side, been riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 45,672
Posted By BluByU
Just a guess her But THe coils do not need...

Just a guess her But

THe coils do not need to be 100% saturated to develop enough energy to jump the gap in the plugs (during most applications) Shorting the dwell time can and does develop less...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 569
Posted By BluByU
Congrats and relax spring is on it's way ...

Congrats and relax spring is on it's way


Here we are hoping for rain (as we haven't gotten even 10 days yet this year)
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,588
Posted By BluByU
better to be tossed into a van than trapped under...

better to be tossed into a van than trapped under the bike
Forum: GS Boxers 03-16-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,988
Posted By BluByU
Last week I noticed the right sides seal leaking,...

Last week I noticed the right sides seal leaking, more like seepage not a real leak, this thread came to mind the moment i saw the oil on the final drive.

Went down to the local BMW dealer, seal...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By BluByU
Congrats, The 1150GS is a fine bike. THe two of...

Congrats, The 1150GS is a fine bike. THe two of you will have many miles/smiles in your future :freaky
Forum: GS Boxers 01-26-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,235
Posted By BluByU
Love my 1150GSA, was going to sell it after...

Love my 1150GSA, was going to sell it after getting the 12GSA but just can't seem to let it go. Congrats on a fantastic ride:freaky

The pugs on the starter cover are
1. jump start B+ terminal...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 982
Posted By BluByU
Yep Hall Senor, older wiring gets brittle with...

Yep Hall Senor, older wiring gets brittle with heat & age. Once the insulation is gone water will allow it to short out.
Replace the HES or the wiring from sensors to connector if you are as cheep...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,590
Posted By BluByU
Peanut & wale oil in a 50/50 mix. :D

Peanut & wale oil in a 50/50 mix.

:D
Forum: GS Boxers 12-31-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,131
Posted By BluByU
+100 to that, Glen and his team are fantastic:deal

+100 to that, Glen and his team are fantastic:deal
Forum: GS Boxers 12-23-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 25,121
Posted By BluByU
Burrohasthreewheels.com Also available on...

Burrohasthreewheels.com

Also available on Amazon for 1.99 for a week per episode

Filmes solo, not great quality vid but the guy is a hoot and worth a watch
Forum: The Garage 12-18-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,589
Posted By BluByU
Heat, "lock-Tight" will liquify when it gets hot....

Heat, "lock-Tight" will liquify when it gets hot.

Acetone and a rag works well too
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,203
Posted By BluByU
For a cheap alternative, head down to the local...

For a cheap alternative, head down to the local auto dismantlers (junk yard) I bet you can score a jack from a honda/toyota for less than $10
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 7,807
Posted By BluByU
Don't forget Turbo charging (although not...

Don't forget Turbo charging
(although not a simple bolt on & defiantly not cheap)
Forum: GS Boxers 11-20-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 958
Posted By BluByU
Yep, did that as well, results OK

Yep, did that as well, results OK
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By BluByU
Another vote for ClearWater

Love the Clearwater lights, Got the Krista's on my 1150 & 1200GSA's

Fantastic light (pattern & throw)

THe 1150 was a cut and solder job, With the 1200GSA it was simple plug & play.

Not...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,802
Posted By BluByU
I survived as well. Many a happy day in school...

I survived as well. Many a happy day in school with a puddle of silver stuff to play with. Ya We survived,
kids now days have fear installed in them by the folks trying to protect them from LIFE...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,344
Posted By BluByU
Of course CalMoto is going to make a profit off...

Of course CalMoto is going to make a profit off of you (thats how they pay the bills) -not my preferred BMW dealer-
Try SantaClara Cycle (talk to Greg) in Sunnyvale, will cost a few $$ but you...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-03-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,124
Posted By BluByU
Well Mr Kellymac, My hat is off to you You...

Well Mr Kellymac, My hat is off to you
You had issues on the road, did what you could (and maintained control & clear thought) in the end you made it home.
Yes the GM fuel pump will work, been...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,724
Posted By BluByU
Bravo Sir :thumb

Bravo Sir :thumb
Forum: GS Boxers 10-21-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By BluByU
I may be wrong but I think there is a starter...

I may be wrong but I think there is a starter relay, and the black and yellow wire going to it is from the start button. Possibly your start button has gone south or shorted out (water in the switch?)
Forum: GS Boxers 10-14-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By BluByU
air filter & throttle balance ??????

air filter & throttle balance ??????
Forum: GS Boxers 10-12-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,724
Posted By BluByU
If your after 4k + vibration, the end play is not...

If your after 4k + vibration, the end play is not the issue. Rocker arm endplay may make some noise at idle or just above, but the vibes are not the source unless binding.
Look to throttle cable...
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